The Fit For Life Half Marathon consists of three sub events, the featured Half Marathon, the 10K and the 5K. All races are flat and shady greenbelt races starting and finishing at the Boise Hawks Memorial Stadium. Come out and participate in this one of a kind home plate finish.
Half Marathons in Boise
JACK & JILLS DOWNHILL MARATHON showcases Idahos beauty and is point-to-point. Fly down this fast course with a net drop of over 4000 and a USATF Certified course making it a FAST Boston Qualifying course. Cant fathom a full? No worries! The Half Marathon still offers a beautiful and scenic course down the last half of the full marathon. This course is a USATF Boston Qualifying course with a net drop of over 4000. We have strategically picked September 15, 2019 because if' and when you qualify for Boston on this date, you can use your qualifying time for 2 years!
The half marathon is endurance, stamina, and pushing yourself just a little harder. Its also freedom, happinessand that amazing feeling when you cross the finish line. Look around: for 13.1 miles, youre athletes, role models, a community, a force. Please note, this course is not certified by USATF and only certified service animals are allowed.
The City Of Trees Marathon Association Inc. is a non-profit 501(3)c organization that produces sporting events in the Boise Idaho area since our first race in 2002. Our goal is to provide quality running events that are tough, fun, and rewarding.
The race start and finish will be at Parkcenter Park, on Parkcenter Blvd. Boise Idaho 83706. The City Of Trees Marathon events are USATF certified courses, and the marathon is a Boston Marathon Qualifier. Chips will be used to assure accurate timing, you must wear a chip to be timed in the events. The course will be marked with a-frame signs and there are mile markers indicating the half marathon and full marathon miles.
Welcome to the annual Zeitgeist Half Marathon. The race is open to walkers and runners. It starts and finishes in the Optimist Youth Sports Complex northwest of Boise.
Can't find an event?
Let us know the name and we'll add it as fast as possible.
We're talking Usain Bolt fast.
What you need to know about Half Marathons
At 13.1 miles, a half marathon is long enough to test even the strongest runners, but short enough for almost anyone determined to conquer their next challenge. We have a jam-packed calendar of half marathons taking place up and down the country — from big ballot events to local community races and spectacular trail runs. Get involved and conquer your next challenge.
Find local Half Marathon running races
A half marathon is a fantastic event for those new to running to really push themselves, or as a great warm up event for those ready to tackle a full marathon or even an ultramarathon
- What is the distance covered in half marathon?
- The half marathon is one of running`s most popular distance - a half marathon is 13.1 miles (or 21.1km).
- What is an average time for a half marathon?
- Breaking 2:00 (9:09 per mile pace) is a common goal, and that time is considered a respectable half marathon time among runners. The average times for half marathons in the U.S. in 2015 were 2:04:00 for males and 2:22:21 for females.
- What is the half marathon world record?
- The world record for men is 58:23 for men and 1:04:52 for women.
- How long does it take to train for a half marathon?
- If you are working with a training plan you can achieve a half marathon in 8 weeks.